Table 5

Life stress scores of the subjects

Variables

Depression patients (n=65)

Control group (n=65)


Interpersonal relationship stress

Faculty problem

7.5±1.3

5.6±1.1

Lover problem

7.5±1.6*

3.3±0.9

Friend problem

5.7±1.1**

1.9±0.6

Family problem

12.5±2.3**

3.9±1.1

Task-related stress

Grade problem

29.5±2.8*

19.7±2.5

Future problem

32.8±2.9***

16.4±1.8

Economy problem

24.4±3.2***

7.9±1.3

Value problem

26.6±2.7***

10.5±1.8

Total score

87.0±6.3***

41.7±4.2


Values are mean ± SE; *: p<0.05, **: p<0.01, ***: p<0.001 (by Student’s t-test)

Park et al. Journal of Biomedical Science 2010 17(Suppl 1):S40   doi:10.1186/1423-0127-17-S1-S40

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